1st history quiz
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1st history quiz
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post war, normalcy, harding
a fear the communism would take over the u.s government?
immigrants who were suspected of suspcious political activity where arrested or deported?
only let 3% of those ethnic groups already living in the U.S in 1910 to come into the U.S
emergency quota act
changed quota act to 2% of ethnic groups living in US in 1890
national origins act
belief that foreigners could never fully be loyal to the u.s;
wanted restrictions on immigration
belief that human equalities are inherited and want to improve heredity traits
**dont associate of breed with those considered to be inferior
Sacco and Vanzetti?
were arrested for the murder and robbery of 2 men
** unfair trial w/ biased jury
- were convicted and executed
belief that government should interfere as little as possible in the nation's economy
**hands off approach
campaigned from his porch in ohio
was 1st pres to address over radio
who did harding run against?
James Cox (republican)
raised import duties and protected farmers and new industry
allowed president to raise and lower duties by as much as 50%
secretary of treasury
wanted to reduce federal debt
reduced taxes for the wealthy, middle and lower income taxes
How much was owed to the U.S from allies?
what led to the washington conference?
conflict of commercial rights in china
people felt unsage after war, so nations continued building navy
4 power treaty?
US, GB, france and japan
accomplished mutual respect of pacific holdings
5 power treaty?
US, GB, Japan, france and italy
agreed to limit size of their navy
US and japan agreed to not build new forts or naval bases in western pacific
**no restrictions on building small warships
9 power treaty?
US, GB, france, japan, italy, china, netherlands, portugal, and belgium
incorporated open door policy
agreed to respect chinas territory
**allowed china to develop and maintain an effective and stable government
*****no way to enforce it
open door policy?
equal trading rights
keep the workers happy
created a different kind of work force
**jobs lost to machines
secretary of interior
*encharge of protecting natural resources
Teapot dome scandal?
secretly leased oil fields once owned by the Navy to private businessmen in exchange for $400,00
Colonel Charles Forbes?
head of veterans bureau
stole $250 million from veteran programs
convicted 2 years in jail and $10,000 fine
put close friends in high level positions
was hardings VP, and became pres when harding died
ran in 1924
convention was first to be heard on radio
Democrat's were split on what 2 issues?
democrat who ran against Coolidge
believed in laissez-faire
did not help farmers
told americans that the stock market was ok and it really wasnt
attempt to outlaw war
64 nations signed
kept right to defend themselves if attacked
**no means of enforcement
to handle disputes and settle peacfully
Where did coolidge withdraw troops from?